Mugrisdale, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SH
Enjoy a fabulous stargazing break to the Lake District, staying at Near Howe!
Experience the dark skies above the region with astronomer Andy Gray who will guide you around the constellations and help you see amazing objects through telescopes.
The weekend itinerary also includes an introduction to astronomy, how to take nighttime photos and tips for buying and using telescopes.
Please note that this has already taken place on 10/12/2021
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Fri 10th Dec
Sat 11th Dec
Sun 12th Dec
Mon 13th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.